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April 18, 2013, 11:40 am

Ed W
 

Question: why did I lose acceleration

Driving 65 down turnpike when suddenly the gas pedal got not response. Pulled over to breakdown lane and shut off engine. Car started up again but still no acceleration in any forward or reverse gear.


April 20, 2013, 9:50 pm

Ron W
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For all hard starting or engine performance issues, you should always start with the basics. Make sure the tune up items are done and check the charging and starting systems. The engine must have the basics done in order for it to be able to run correctly. Many things can cause this type of problem, and the simplest sometimes get overlooked.

If it is well maintained, you may have a transmission or computer sensor fault causing the issue.


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